Campouts, live music and golf: Your September to-do list for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Courtesy city of Round Rock
Courtesy city of Round Rock

Courtesy city of Round Rock

Live music, community golf events and campouts about during the month of September in the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto area. While not comprehensive, the following list details those and many other events.

Sept. 6

Take in a Labor Day concert


Prete Plaza in Round Rock is the site of a Labor Day concert featuring musical groups The Belltower Trio and Floyd Domino and Friends. Free. 6:30 p.m. Prete Main Street Plaza, 221 East Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-5400. www.roundrocktexas.gov

Sept. 15


Join the Hutto Police Officer Association (HPOA) for its inaugural Golf Shootout


Tee off at the first annual golf tournament held by the Hutto Police Officer Association. The tournament will benefit local charities of the HPOA and the Hutto Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association. Prices vary. The Golf Club at Star Ranch 2500 FM 685, Hutto. Registration is at 6:45 a.m. Check-in begins at 7 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. https://www.huttopoa.com/event-details/2021-hpoa-golf-shootout

Sept. 15

Get a taste of Hutto


The Hutto Farmers Market features local farmers with fresh produce and plants, as well as artisans and crafters selling a range of handmade items from soap to baked goods. In addition to local vendors, the event will feature music, a bounce house and more. The family-friendly event is organized and hosted by Love Yourself Shack, a holistic and alternative health service spa. Free. 208 East St., Hutto. 512-966-4664. www.loveyourselfshack.com

Sept. 17-18

Spend the night in Old Settlers Park for Family Campout 2021


Round Rock Parks and Recreation is bringing its annual Family Campout to Old Settlers Park. Required registration for the campout is available on the city’s website, and participants will need to provide their own camping equipment. A list of what to bring is also available on the city’s website. $10 per person. Sept. 17 3:30 p.m. to Sept. 18 11 a.m. Old Settlers Park 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-5540. www.roundrocktexas.gov

Sept. 19

Catch Sidney Scott’s set at Cork and Barrel


Austin-based folk and soul artist Sidney Scott will be playing at Cork and Barrel Sept. 19. Scott plays both original songs and covers of popular favorites. Free. 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Cork and Barrel, 4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-582-0155. www.sidneyellenscott.com/event-details/sidney-cork-barrel

Sept. 23

Give your reading list an edge


The Pflugerville Public Library is hosting an event centered on updating readers on new and upcoming adult fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels. Anyone age 18 and older may register online for the event. Registrants will receive a book box and swag from the library, and organizers are encouraging those who sign up but cannot make it to cancel their registration, as there is a waiting list for the event. Free. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. www.library.pflugervilletx.gov

Sept. 25

Support local artists at the PopUp Art Show


Local and regional artists will be featured in a pop-up art show in downtown Round Rock’s Prete Plaza. Art will be available for purchase. Free. Prete Plaza 221 E. Main St., Round Rock 512-218-5400. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/popup-art-show/

Sept. 25

Catch the Texas Bad Cats at Music in the Park


Part of the limited concert series Music in the Park, the Texas Bad Cats will play a two-hour set in Pfluger Park. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Free. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Pfluger Park 515 City Park Rd., Pflugerville 512-990-6113. https://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/parks-events/music-in-the-park

Sept. 25

Shop sustainably at the Tiemann Art Gallery’s Used Frame Sale


Used frames can be purchased from the gallery, which offers in-house framing services and a variety of frame types. Prices vary. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tiemann Art Gallery 1706 N. Mays St., Round Rock 512-551-9774 www.tagroundrock.com

Sept. 25-26

Check out classic cars, fine art, beer and music


Sponsored by Bud Light, GO TEXAN and Outlaw Nation, the Austin Music & Arts Festival is bringing classic cars, fine art, concerts, food and beer to Typhoon Texas Water Park for the weekend. Children under 12 are admitted free with admission of adults. $12-24 admission. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. both days. Typhoon Texas Water Park 18500 TX-130 Service Rd., Pflugerville. [email protected] https://www.eventbrite.com/e/austin-music-arts-festival-typhoon-texas-water-park-pflugerville-925-26-tickets-158119414425
By Brooke Sjoberg
Brooke Sjoberg is the Round Rock reporter for the Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She worked for The Gonzales Inquirer, The Daily Texan and The Daily Dot among other publications before coming to Community Impact. Brooke is from Seguin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Her last name is pronounced Show-burg.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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